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John Devitt

Full name: John Thomas Devitt
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0.5 (185 cm)
Weight: 187 lbs (85 kg)
Born: February 4, 1937 in Granville, New South Wales, Australia
Affiliations: ?, Queensland, (AUS)
Country: AUS Australia
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 2 Gold, 1 Silver, 1 Bronze (4 Total)

Biography

John Devitt had the following podium finishes at major championships: 1st in the 1956 Olympics 4×200 metres Freestyle Relay, 1st in the 1960 Olympics 100 metres Freestyle, 2nd in the 1956 Olympics 100 metres Freestyle, 3rd in the 1960 Olympics 4×200 metres Freestyle Relay; 1st in the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 110 yards Freestyle, 1st in the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 4×220 yards Freestyle Relay (with Gary Chapman, John Konrads, and the non-Olympian J. Wilkinson), 1st in the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 4×110 yards Medley Relay (with Gary Chapman, John Monckton, and Terry Gathercole).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 19 Melbourne Swimming Men's 100 metres Freestyle Australia AUS 2 Silver
1956 Summer 19 Melbourne Swimming Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay Australia AUS 1 Gold WR
1960 Summer 23 Roma Swimming Men's 100 metres Freestyle Australia AUS 1 Gold OR
1960 Summer 23 Roma Swimming Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay Australia AUS 3 Bronze

Men's 100 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1956 Summer 19 Melbourne Swimming Australia Final 2 55.8
1956 Summer 19 Melbourne Swimming Australia Semi-Finals Heat Two 1 QU 56.4
1956 Summer 19 Melbourne Swimming Australia Round One Heat Three 1 QU 57.2
1960 Summer 23 Roma Swimming Australia Final 1 OR 55.2
1960 Summer 23 Roma Swimming Australia Semi-Finals Heat Two 1 QU 55.8
1960 Summer 23 Roma Swimming Australia Round One Heat Two 1 QU 56.0

Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T IST CTAS
1956 Summer 19 Melbourne Swimming Australia AUS Final 1 WR 8:23.6 2:06.4 4:13.2
1956 Summer 19 Melbourne Swimming Australia AUS Round One Heat Two 3 QU 8:40.2 2:07.5 2:07.5
1960 Summer 23 Roma Swimming Australia AUS Final 3 8:13.8 2:03.2 4:09.8
1960 Summer 23 Roma Swimming Australia AUS Round One Heat Two 2 QU 8:24.2 2:06.3 8:24.2
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